We are a UK Based International VAT compliance Firm who help companies around with world with their VAT compliance. We recently found a number of inbound client payments being withheld by Barclays. We immediately called Barclays to try understand...Read more
We are a UK Based International VAT compliance Firm who help companies around with world with their VAT compliance. We recently found a number of inbound client payments being withheld by Barclays. We immediately called Barclays to try understand what was going on. Barclays claim one of our clients who sent us a (a small one off payment of 800.00GBP) was being called into question.
Barclays claim they tried reaching us Many times in relation to this payment
and claim we never got back to them. Because of this one payment they are questioning. Barclays have now for a period of weeks being withholding a number of our inbound Payments from a number of different clients! This is needless to say causing a number of problems for our business and is of course a serious breach of trust from Barclays who are Fraudulently withholding our Payments! I say fraudulently becuase of the following reasons:
1. The one single payment brought into question, they have never given us any valid reason as to why they are questioning this payment in the first place. We are still in the dark, and have made many attempts to get an answer from Barclays.
2. They claim to have contacted us many times in relation to this one payment, however we have checked our emails and can confirm we have not received any email correspondence from Barclays. We can confirm we received no text messages or voicemails either! We also make use of Barclays online banking and banking App and again we confirm that there was no effort made by Barclays to contact us there Either! Barclays claim they posted us 3 separate letters telling us to contact them. Again we can confirm that we never received a single letter from Barclays! (Utter lies from Barclays)
3. We have subsequently contacted the complaints department and logged 2-3 separate complaints, yet we have not heard back from them either over a period of weeks!
Has anyone else experience such diabolical behaviour from Barclays Business or Private Banking, where Barclays have laid claim to their money (fraudulently keeping it) without any reason or explanation?!
Very concerned about how a Bank such as Barclays can act in such an illegal manner! Please let me know if you have received similar treatment as we have from Barclays.